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On the decoupling of molecules at metal surfaces

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We report a method to achieve physical and electronic decoupling of organic molecules from a metal surface. Oxygen adsorbed on the Cu(100) surface immobilizes the surface electrons in the Cu–O covalent bonds. This results in electronic surface hardening and prevents charge transfer from the metal into perylene-tetracarboxylic dianhydride molecules subsequently deposited on this surface.

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The article was received on 25 Apr 2018, accepted on 13 Jul 2018 and first published on 16 Jul 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03334J
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 9039-9042
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    On the decoupling of molecules at metal surfaces

    X. Yang, I. Krieger, D. Lüftner, S. Weiß, T. Heepenstrick, M. Hollerer, P. Hurdax, G. Koller, M. Sokolowski, P. Puschnig, M. G. Ramsey, F. S. Tautz and S. Soubatch, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 9039
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC03334J

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